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[whatwg] Channel Messaging (is it broadcast allowed?)

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Wed, 4 Aug 2010 18:24:35 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.1008041823160.5947@ps20323.dreamhostps.com>
On Wed, 4 Aug 2010, JOSE MANUEL CANTERA FONSECA wrote:
> I'm playing with Channel Messaging in Opera 10.60. I'm trying to connect 
> to the same port more than one browsing context in order to do message 
> broadcasting. It seems it is not working.
> Are message ports intended to be used for broadcasting i.e. more than 
> one browsing context listening to incoming messages?

More than one browsing context can listen to a specific MessagePort 
object, but if you clone the MessagePort object, the original one becomes 
orphaned and stops receiving messages.

If you would like more help, I recommend sending a link to the page in 
question to the help at whatwg.org mailing list:


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